Public Health Licensed Practical Nurse 1, 2, or 3 Job at Georgia Department of Public Health, Newnan, GA

  • Georgia Department of Public Health
  • Newnan, GA

Job Description

DescriptionPublic Health Licensed Practical Nurse 1, 2, or 3 Coweta County Health DepartmentDistrict 4 Public Health70 Hospital RoadNewnan, GA 30263Job Description: Under broad supervision, provide assistance to public health nurses and county programs. Provides general direct nursing care. Care includes providing medical treatments, administering medication, and giving injections. Assigned to specific clinical duties within the scope of an LPN practice in public health and acts as lead worker over specified projects or programs.All District 4 Public Health, County BOH employees are deemed essential employees in the event of an emergency. As such, you may be called on to participate in an event not limited to but including, staffing a shelter, a Specimen Point of Collection Site (SPOC) and/or Point of Dispensing site (POD). When you are called on to participate, you are expected and it will be a part of your job requirement to participate, whether the emergency occurs during or outside regular work hours.Job ResponsibilitiesAdminister immunizations to all age patients according established guidelines & procedures. Perform annual school & daycare immunization audits. Complete quarterly reports. Assist with annual scoliosis screenings. Participate in health fairs and educational programs. Perform TB screenings and administer PPD skin test, in clinic and outreach events. Prepares to respond to public health emergencies and responds as directed. Uses computer technology to collect, store, and retrieve data. Participates in program planning. Communicates in writing, orally, and through electronic means, with proper terminology and cultural proficiency. Incorporates strategies for interacting with persons form diverse backgrounds (e.g., cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, gender, age, ethnic, sexual orientation, professional, religious affiliation, mental and physical capabilities). Adheres to the organization’s policies and procedures. Uses individual, team, and organizational learning opportunities for personal and professional development. Minimum QualificationsPH Licensed Practical Nurse Level 1 - (Annual salary - $33,000)Vocational/Technical degree in licensed practical nursing from an accredited college AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND CPR certification AND completion of all necessary orientation and training for Public Health LPN. No experience required.PH Licensed Practical Nurse Level 2 - (Annual salary - $35,800)Vocational/Technical degree in licensed practical nursing from an accredited college AND Two years of LPN public health experience AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND CPR certification.PH Licensed Practical Nurse Level 3 - (Annual salary - $38,926.79)Vocational/Technical degree in licensed practical nursing from an accredited college AND Four years of LPN public health experience AND current Georgia license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse AND CPR certification.Additional InformationPreferred QualificationsPublic Health experience. Experience with screenings, immunizations, GRITS, and interviewing patients. Bilingual Spanish/English Speaking Language. Benefits For Full Time Eligible Employees13 Paid HolidaysGenerous Leave PackageEmployees Retirement SystemHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceHealth Care Spending AccountDependent Care Spending AccountLife InsuranceAD&D InsuranceDisability InsuranceLegal InsuranceLong-Term Care InsuranceSpecified IllnessDeferred Compensation (401K & 457 Plans)Atlanta Postal Credit UnionFor more information on the State of Georgia Benefits visit - PerksA supportive and rewarding work environmentPhysical Activity BreaksWorksite Wellness ProgramEmployee Assistance ProgramTo learn more about District 4 Public Health visit - to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email. All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. Position will remain open until filled and is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.District 4 is an Equal Opportunity Employer* The State will not unlawfully consider an applicants race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, genetic information, political affiliation, protected uniformed service, or other legally protected category when making selections. Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the followingCriminal Background Check/FingerprintingPre-employment Drug Screening

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